May 24, 2017
5 Strategic Priorities in Afghanistan That Donald Trump Should Consider Before the NATO Summit
By Hashim Wahdatyar
ISIS expansion and the Taliban's new regional allies; these are the urgent tasks the U.S. must address in its strategy.
December 20, 2016
Does Islamic State Have a Future in the AfPak Region?
By Daud Khattak
The Islamic State's South Asia branch looks doomed to fail.
December 09, 2016
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
By Umar Khan
The range of tenable outcomes in Afghanistan is becoming limited.
November 21, 2016
President Trump and the War in Afghanistan: What You Need to Know
By Shawn Snow
A situation report on the current terrain.
July 28, 2016
Speaking to an Afghan Disciple of the Caliphate
By Franz J. Marty
An interview with a commander of the self-declared Islamic State in Afghanistan
July 24, 2016
ISIS Kills at Least 80 in Deadly Suicide Attack in Kabul
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Two suicide bombers struck a peaceful demonstration in Kabul today killing at least 80 and wounding over 230 people.
April 27, 2016
Just How Many ISIS Fighters Are There in Afghanistan?
By Casey Michel
Estimates from Moscow’s special envoy to Kabul are a constantly changing thing.
April 12, 2016
Afghanistan: Rethinking the Transition Strategy
By Abbas Farasoo
Afghanistan's government must learn the lessons of 2015 as it looks forward to a long-term transition.
January 20, 2016
Afghanistan: A Reporter's Journey Through a Winter of War
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Despite the end of NATO combat operations in Afghanistan, the war rages on as intensely as ever -- even in winter.
November 25, 2015
Another Group of Hazaras Taken Hostage in Zabul
By Catherine Putz
Zabul illustrates the complex matrix of militant groups fighting in Afghanistan.
November 14, 2015
After ISIS Killings, Afghans Protest
By Sanjay Kumar
A large demonstration on Wednesday shows that Afghans are united in their anger against both insurgents, and their own government.
October 05, 2015
Taliban in Kunduz, ISIS in Nangarhar: Fiefdoms of Conflict in Afghanistan
By Halimullah Kousary
Taliban-ISIS animosity will not stop the two groups from fighting the Afghan government and making territorial gains.